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Ryan Bertrand

25-Year-Old Defender     Southampton  Premier


England

Birthdate:  August 5, 1989    Birthplace:  Southwark, United Kingdom    Nationality:  England    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  187 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Southampton in January 2015 after transferring from Chelsea.

March 21, 2015    Ryan Bertrand News

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Bertrand was solid in Southampton's 2-0 victory over Burnley on Saturday, providing six crosses en route to another clean-sheet.

Bertrand's activity on the offensive end and Southampton's stellar defensive record make him a strong play no matter who the opposition may be. He will look to continue his excellent campaign against Everton next time around.

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Ryan Bertrand: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

March 3, 2015

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Bertrand helped the Southampton defense to a clean sheet Tuesday, also providing one shot and four crosses in the 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.

Bertrand continues to rack up clean sheets and provide crosses at a high rate, putting him among the top fantasy defenders available. He and the formidable Southampton defense face a tough task next week versus Chelsea.

February 28, 2015

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Bertrand returned to the lineup in Southampton's 1-0 loss to West Brom on Saturday, playing 90 minutes and supplying seven crosses while playing in a more advanced position.

Any hope for a clean sheet was spoiled in the second minute in this one, but Bertrand was able to remain productive thanks to his new role. While he should slot back into his natural fullback position in short order, he is an attractive option nonetheless against Crystal Palace on Tuesday.

February 26, 2015

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Bertrand is available for Saturday's game against West Brom after serving a three-match red-card ban.

Bertrand is expected to slot right back into the starting XI playing on the opposite side of Nathaniel Clyne.

February 19, 2015

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Bertrand will serve the final game of his suspension this Sunday against Liverpool, and he will be eligible to return Feb. 28 against West Brom.

The game against Liverpool wasn't a great one from a fantasy perspective anyway, especially given how well the Liverpool attack has been of late. That being said, Bertrand has shown an ability to put up points in leagues that reward crosses and other defensive stats like clearances and tackles, but fantasy owners will have to wait a week more before plugging him back into their lineups.

February 2, 2015

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Bertrand, who was on loan from Chelsea, officially signed with Southampton on Monday.

Bertrand has been a defensive star for the Saints and his permanent stay will maintain his very high fantasy value.

February 2, 2015

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Southampton will appeal the red card that Bertrand was assessed during Saturday's match against Swansea City, the BBC reports.

Bertrand picked up the red card in the 89th minute of the 1-0 loss and is facing a three-match ban for his conduct. Matt Targett is the likely replacement if Bertrand's ban is upheld.

December 28, 2014

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Bertrand is ineligible to play Sunday against his parent-club Chelsea.

Matt Targett will get the start Sunday, with Bertrand likely to be back in the starting XI for New Year's Day against Arsenal.